Rare, massive tribal statue, KOKOMBA, Togo, approx. 1950
Rare! Statues of the KOKOMBA tribe from the north of Togo are offered only sporadically, and definitely of this age. A massive pole statue of ironwood. It once stood in front of a home. Rudimentary, yet with the correct stylistic traits and with a great patina of use and aging. The statue is mounted on a stand.
Height: 71 cm!! (76 cm stand included)
Weight: 3615 grams !
Origin: Northern Togo
Date: approx. 1950
Provenance: obtained in situ by Peter Beaujean, ex-gallery Tounkara, Rotterdam